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Witness China’s traditional and legendary ceramic crafting heritage on this private day tour of Foshan. Celebrated for its exquisite craft-making prowess, Foshan is home to the Foshan Ancestral Temple which is furnished with locally made ornaments, curios and fixtures.
Dive into a scrumptious Chinese style lunch included in your private tour as you tuck into local cuisines at a popular local establishment.
Enjoy a traditional pottery demonstration at the Nanfeng Ancient Furnace and awaken your inner artist as you try your hand at spinning the pottery wheel! Shop for wonderful local handicrafts on sale at the Shiwan Art Ceramics Market and take home souvenirs and memories for friends and family.
Climb into the private vehicle at your hotel doorstep and kick start your full day tour from Guangzhou to Foshan City. Dive into the rich cultural history of Foshan as you are led by an expert English speaking local guide. A quintessential trade port in Southern China, Foshan has always been famous for its rich cultural heritage coupled with handicrafts and commerce. One of the oldest cities in China’s rich history, the name ‘Foshan’ was given by the Tang Dynasty in 628 AD!
First stop is the Foshan Ancestral Temple also known as Foshan Zu Miao which has a curious and intriguing foundation of being built in the 11th century for making sacrificial offerings to the temple’s Daoist gods. Foshan being historically famous for casting and ceramic making, the curated products are always presented in the Ancestral Temple.
After a detailed tour of the temple, satiate your hunger with a delicious Chinese style lunch including traditional specialties at a local restaurant. Thereafter, head to the Shiwan village and visit the Nanfeng Ancient Furnace. This rare furnace was built in the 16th century and continues to be used till date for making ceramics! Gain important insight into the makings and offerings of the furnace from your knowledgeable guide. Get your hands into the action as you partake in crafting something on a pottery wheel.
Known to be home to some of the best ceramic tiles in the word, stroll through the Shiwan Art Ceramics Market with your guide and enjoy viewing intricate figurines and beautiful designs. Browse the various stalls and be sure to take home some souvenirs and memories for friends and family.
Your day trip comes to a close as the private vehicle drops you back to your hotel in Guangzhou.
Voucher Information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your barcoded e-ticket on your device for this activity.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
Please reach the boarding point 10 minutes prior to your departure.
There should be minimum of 2 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
The exact pick-up time from your hotel will be confirmed one night in advance, through the hotel phone call or hotel message. Please make sure that you will offer the correct contact for the hotel and the names used for the hotel booking.
If you do not have your hotel information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.
If you do not receive the exact pick-up time before 9pm one night in advance, please call for the pick-up time at (+86 21) 6150-8061.
The attractions are subject to change without the advanced notice.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
Timings are subject to traffic conditions.
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